Prizewinners of the 28th Johannes Brahms Competition


The prizewinner’s concert will take place on Sunday, 9th 5pm at the Casineum Velden.


1st place ex aequo: Yibao Chen (China, piano accompaniment: Mariko Sakonju, Japan) and Ann-Kathrin Niemczyk (Germany)

3rd place: Corina Koller (Austria, piano accompaniment: Lukas Dorfegger, Austria) 


1st place: Kyungsik Shin (South Korea)

2nd place: Sarah Strohm (Schwitzerland)

3rd place: Yunji Jang (South Korea) 


1st place: Jan Sekaci (Romania)

2nd place: Carlos Vidal Ballester (Spain)

3rd place: Grace Sohn (Canada)

Chamber music

1st place: Trio Bohémo – Vojtek Jan, Pĕruška Matouš, Vocetková Kristina (all Czech Republic)   

2nd place: Duo Minerva – Obuchi Mayuko, Mitsui Shizuka (both Japan)

3rd place: Alecian Coline, Stasyk Ondine, Pio Jennifer, Simon Cyril (all Fance)

Best voice accompanist

Joseph Alejandro Avile Guerrero (Venezuela)

Special awards

Alexander York (USA) – Voice: Special prize for the extraordinary multilingualism of his program, donated by Dr. Barbara Moser
Tina Drole (Slovenia) – Voice: Special prize for the best interpretation of the contemporary song, donated by Interclassica

Jana Stojanovic (Serbia) – Viola: Special prize for the best interpretation of the contemporary compulsory piece, donated by the composer Dr. Johannes Kropfitsch

Jan Sekaci (Romania) – Cello: Special prize donated by Maestro Yuki Miyagi. Concert invitation to Prague, donated by Soon-Deog Kwon.

Trio Bohémo (Czech Republic) – Chamber music: Prize of the public, Concert offer of the Künstlerforum Wien (Tuesday 27.12.2022), Invitation to a concert in Überlingen